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Coronavirus: Hospitality sector in Northern Ireland 'can't survive more restrictions'

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Colin Neill of Hospitality Ulster

Colin Neill of Hospitality Ulster

Colin Neill of Hospitality Ulster

Further Covid-19 restrictions on pubs, restaurants and coffee shops would have a disastrous effect on the economy, a hospitality industry chief has warned.

Colin Neill has called for greater clarity from the Executive over potential measures, including the threshold for introducing and removing stricter regulations and information on the financial package that will be made available to the ailing sector.

It comes after Northern Ireland's chief scientific advisor Professor Ian Young singled out the hospitality sector as an area where action may be required to try and bring the spiralling Covid-19 rate back under control.